Institute for Photography in Scotland

IPS Season of Photography 2016

LITERARY READING

Literary Reading: In Sunshine and in Shadow

Ali Bacon

Special Collections, University of St Andrews

09 Sep 5.30pm

Fiction writer and St Andrews graduate Ali Bacon brings her own words to the calotypes of Hill and Adamson and lends a voice to those who sat for them. In this series of readings you will meet Elizabeth Johnston Hall of Newhaven, Jane Adamson (sister to John and Robert) and literary critic Elizabeth Rigby, and hear how an encounter with early photography changed all of their lives. Presented with illustrations from the University Special Collections. This event is free.

Featured as part of the St Andrews Photography Festival.

Venue

Martyr's Kirk Reading Room
North Street
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9UY

Further Information

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D. O. Hill and Dr George Bell. By Hill & Adamson. University of St Andrews Library: ALB-24-15